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What's Brewing: African Fest, Remix Chicago, and North Coast Music Fest

Chicago's wing man Ernest Wilkins from Red Eye joins Good Day Chicago to talk about what's on tap for Labor Day weekend including African Fest, Remix Chicago, and the North Coast Music Festival!


'Ghostbusters' Ernie Hudson talks about blockbuster's impact

A “Ghostbuster” in the flesh, Ernie Hudson, joined Good Day Chicago on Friday to talk about the blockbuster movie, which is hitting theaters for an exclusive run this week!


KC and the Sunshine Band perform ‘Please Don't Go'

It's the music that just makes you want to get up and dance! KC and the Sunshine Band is known for hits like “Get Down Tonight” and “That's the Way I Like It!” The man himself joined Good Day to sing “Please Don't Go!”


Comedian Joan Rivers hospitalized in New York City


Joan Rivers remained in a New York City hospital Friday, one day after going into cardiac arrest at a doctor's office. More>>

Chicago burger ranked number one in the city


Zagat, known for selecting the best restaurants and nightspots in 18 cities worldwide, has ranked a Chicago burger as the best in the city. More>>

Best fashion at the 2014 Emmy's

Fashion experts Amy Tara Koch and Ryan Beshel break down the best looks from the 2014 Emmys.

'Breaking Bad' and 'Modern Family' win Emmy Awards


[PHOTO GALLERY] "Modern Family" and "Breaking Bad" triumphed at Monday's Emmy Awards, proving that established broadcast and cable fare retains the power to fend off challenges from upstart online series such as "Orange Is the New Black." More>>

Beyonce seizes moment at MTV Video Music Awards


By CHRIS TALBOTT AP Music Writer They don't call her Queen Bey for nothing. More>>

Nicki Minaj, Ariana Grande kick off MTV VMAs


By MESFIN FEKADU AP Music Writer Nicki Minaj helped open the MTV Video Music Awards with a "Bang" as she brought her "Anaconda" video to life with a rump-shaking performance and had a wardrobe malfunction... More>>

'The One I Love' hits theaters Friday

A new movie hitting theaters this weekend is "The One I Love" - a love story with a twist starring Mark Duplass.

Lohanthony, Tyler Ward talk YouTube music career

YouTube stars Lohanthony and Tyler Ward have millions of subscribers and fans from around the country. The pair will join dozens of other stars at Comic Con this weekend in Rosemont!

Actor David Boreanaz in town for Comic Con

You may know him as special agent Seeley Booth from the hit FOX show "Bones." But this weekend, David Boreanaz is in town for Comic Con.

Comic Con taking over Rosemont this weekend: Lou Ferrigno

Some powerful super stars will be attending Chicago's Comic Con this weekend. Jake Hamilton had the chance to speak with Joe Ferrigno, who is also known at the Incredible Hulk!

Green Power Ranger to attend Chicago Comic Con

Jason David Frank is throwing on the Green Power Ranger costume once again for Chicago's Comic Con! Frank joined us live on Good Day Chicago to talk more about the Power Rangers and Comic Con on Good Day Chicago.

'24' star Mary Lynn Rajskub at Zanies this weekend

Mary Lynn Rajskub from "24" is in Chicago to visit Zanies this weekend for a comedy show.

40 years since the first African American woman appeared on Vogue's cover

In 1974, the first African American woman graced the cover of Vogue Magazine - the most prestigious honor in the fashion world and a moment that changed history. Beverly Johnson talks more about the experience.

Five Guys burger chain rolls out customizable milkshakes with bacon


Fast growing burger chain Five Guys is rolling out a customizable milkshake program that includes some pretty epic possibilities. More>>

Bill Zwecker preview the latest book turned movie "If I Stay"

FOX 32 entertainment reporter Bill Zwecker had the chance to preview the new movie "If I Stay" and talk to the star of the film, Chloe Grace Moretz.

The November Man: A spy thriller you won't want to miss

Everyone loves a good spy thriller, especially when it stars Pierce Brosnan. As Bill Zwecker reports, "The November Man" is in theaters next Wednesday.

Dee Snider bringing Rock N' Roll Christmas Tale to Chicago

Twisted Sister's Dee Snider is bringing his Rock N' Roll Christmas Tale to Chicago this holiday season. Dee joined us on GDC to talk about the event and what people can expect!

Paige Faure and Andy Jones perform song from 'Cinderella'

Broadway in Chicago's summer concert at the Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park takes place Monday night. Paige Faure and Andy Jones preview the performance from Rogers and Hammerstein's Cinderella.

Fans fear the worst after 'Idol' singer posts alarming note


A message that former American Idol contestant Josh Gracin posted on Facebook Thursday afternoon sent his family, friends and fans into a panic. More>>

Cirque Shanghai at Navy Pier until September

Miao Miao Chen and Cirque Shanghai joined us on Good Day Chicago to talk about their show you can see until September 1 at Navy Pier.

Former 'American Idol' contestant Michael Johns dies at 35


"American Idol" contestant Michael Johns, who appeared in season 7 of the hit Fox singing competition and was voted off in an eighth-round stunner, has died. He was 35. More>>

Joe Farina stars in new short film 'Strapped'

Joe Farina, the son of Chicago legend Dennis Farina, stars in a new short film titled "Strapped." Farina joined us on GDC to talk about the film, how he got into acting, and growing up with his father.

Best and worst dressed of the Met Gala

Bill Zwecker, Marcellas Reynolds and Ryan Beshel joined us on Good Day Chicago to talk about the best and worst dressed celebrities at the Met Gala. More>>

Bill Zwecker: "Neighbors" movie

Bill Zwecker joined us on Good Day Chicago to talk about the new film "Neighbors" starring Zach Efron and Seth Rogen. More>>

Bill Zwecker talks Neighbors, Godzilla

Bill Zwecker joined us on Good Day Chicago to talk about the new movies "Neighbors" and "Godzilla." More>>

Rihanna mocks 16-year-old fan for copycat prom outfit


Self-proclaimed “bad girl” Rihanna is living up to her nickname. More>>

'Who Framed Roger Rabbit?' actor Bob Hoskins dies at 71


British actor Bob Hoskins, whose varied career ranged from noir drama "Mona Lisa" to animated fantasy "Who Framed Roger Rabbit" has died aged 71. More>>

Chef Theo: Recipes from the Virgin Islands Video included


Chef Theo's recipe for Seafood Kalaloo and Okra Fung, recipes from the Virgin Islands.  More>>

Colbert to succeed Letterman as 'The Late Show' host


Stephen Colbert is replacing David Letterman as CBS' late-night host. More>>

Somewhere you should go: Bottle & Bottega in Lakeview

Good Day Chicago explores the places that make our city special. Stephanie King-Meyers says can learn to paint while enjoying a glass of your favorite wine at Bottle & Bottega in Lakeview. More>>

`A Haunted House 2` stars Marlon Wayans, Affion Crockett, Fluffy on GDC

Marlon Wayans, Affion Crockett, Gabriel Iglesias a.k.a. Fluffy star in new comedy "A Haunted House 2" opening April 18. They brought down the house once again on Good Day Chicago Wednesday morning. More>>

Bears WR Brandon Marshall excited for Chicago Sports Museum

It's a place every Chicago sports fan will need to check out. The Chicago Sports Museum officially opens on Wednesday, on the seventh floor of Water Tower Place next to Harry Caray's. More>>

Celebrate National Something on a Stick Day with recipes from Joshua Yates

Friday is National Something on a Stick Day! Joshua Yates of Pure Kitchen Catering joined FOX 32 News at Noon with mouth-watering grilled creations you can make in your own backyard. More>>

Jude Law reveals why he always wore hats while filming in Chicago

Law is from London, spends most of his time in Los Angeles and his career has landed him in countless places around the world. But he also loves Chicago, after filming "Road to Perdition" here in 2002.

Jude Law stars in dark gangster comedy 'Dom Hemingway'

With good looks, charm and a British accent, it goes without saying that Jude Law is a pretty enviable guy. His versatile career is about to take an incredible leap forward, because he's about to let himself go. More>>

Chef Julius features comforting dishes with latest pop-up

Chef Julius' latest pop-up restaurant at the Centered Chef on March 29 will feature some "comforting" dishes, as we wait out this seemingly never-ending cold. He shared some with FOX 32 News at Noon. www.taleof2chefs.com More>>

`Motown the Musical` will have you singing all night long!

Broadway in Chicago "Motown the Musical" star Allison Demmes and director Charles Randolph-Wright shared how they're bringing the hits to life from April 22-July 13 at the Oriental Theatre. More>>

Biblical tales make their way back to the big screen in 2014 Video included


A film professor once said that all movies come from Shakespeare, mythology and the Bible. If you frequent the theater in 2014, you'll see Hollywood has revived its love affair with the sacred text.

Neo-soul artist Ledisi shares ‘The Truth’

Eight-time Grammy nominated artist Ledisi joined Fox 32 News live in studio to preview her new album "The Truth." More>>

Kim and Kourtney Kardashian introduce new line at Babies `R` Us

Kim and Kourtney Kardashian joined Good Day Chicago Monday morning to introduce their new clothing line for girls at Babies "R" Us. More>>

The Gage to offer authentic Irish dishes for St. Patrick`s Day

St. Patrick's Day celebrations will take place all over Chicago throughout the weekend. Billy Lawless of The Gage showcased authentic Irish food the restaurant is featuring for the holiday. More>>

St. Patrick`s Day Parade royalty join FOX 32 News at Noon

Chicago's St. Patrick's Day Parade will kick off at Balbo and Columbus Saturday at noon. Queen Lauren Catinella, court members Erin Mulcahy, Mary Kate Casey and Moira Dolehide joined FOX 32 News. More>>

Iron Chef Morimoto dreamed of a baseball career before Japonais

Chef Masaharu Morimoto is one of the most celebrated chefs in the world. Now you can taste his incredible culinary creations right here in Chicago, at Japonais by Morimoto! More>>

Diversity wins big at 86th Oscars Video included


Diversity was perhaps the biggest winner at the 86th annual Academy Awards. More>>

Surprises at Academy Awards may be few


After a blustery few days of torrential downpours, Hollywood appears ready for smooth sailing at the Academy Awards. More>>

Ravinia announces 2014 summer lineup


The schedule for one of the big summer music festivals of Chicago has been released. More>>

Zwecker: Golden Raspberry Awards and Academy Awards nominations

FOX 32's entertainment contributor, Bill Zwecker, talks the Golden Raspberry Awards, or Razzies, and Academy Awards nominations. More>>

Spice up your vegan diet with tips from Chef Tsadakeeyah Emmanuel

If you are looking for a way to spice up your vegan diet but don't have the skills, Chef Tsadakeeyah Emmanuel has the answer! The African inspired vegan caterer shared some tasty ideas. More>>

Joshua Yates shares Valentine`s Day dinner ideas!

Valentine's Day is Friday. If you're still looking for inspiration for a special dinner with the one you love, Joshua Yates has a few great ideas! More>>

`Basketball Wives of LA` star Brittish Williams talks Season 3 on VH1

Season 3 of popular VH1 series "Basketball Wives of LA" kicks into full gear next week. Cast member Brittish Williams joined FOX 32 News at Noon to talk about the drama that goes on off the court. More>>

Shirley Temple dies at 85; America mourns iconic child star


Shirley Temple, the dimpled, curly-haired child star who sang, danced, sobbed and grinned her way into the hearts of Depression-era moviegoers, has died, according to publicist Cheryl Kagan. She was 85. More>>

Hit show `Cosmos` returns to TV with Neil deGrasse Tyson Video included


"Cosmos" was undoubtedly a hit when it aired on PBS in 1980. The show is returning to TV right here on FOX 32, and Good Day Chicago's Jake Hamilton got to sit down with the people making it happen. More>>

Bruno Mars delivers red hot Super Bowl halftime show


Anybody worried about how Bruno Mars would do on one of the world's largest stages had obviously never seen the young star perform live. More>>

Actor Philip Seymour Hoffman found dead in NYC apartment


Oscar-winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman was found dead Sunday in his Greenwich Village apartment with what law enforcement officials said was a syringe in his arm. He was 46.

Super Bowl Ads: Anything could happen


Super Bowl advertisers are finally about to see their efforts play out on the industry's biggest stage Sunday night. But as they've learned in the past, anything can happen. More>>

Zwecker: Skip new movies, catch up on Oscar picks

FOX 32's entertainment contributor, Bill Zwecker, talks new movie releases, "Gimme Shelter," "I, Frankenstein," and "The Invisible Woman." More>>

National anthem singer, 10, brings down the house at Bulls game

Amiya James had the honor of singing the national anthem at the Bulls-Lakers game Monday night. The 10-year-old brought down the house with her voice, filling the United Center with pride. More>>

Celebrating survivors, raising breast cancer awareness: Dana Devine, Eric Miller

We mark Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October, but there is a show in Chicago that talks about breast cancer awareness year-round. Host Dana Devine and producer Eric Miller explain. More>>

Jake Hamilton sits down with `American Idol` Season 13 judges

The new season of "American Idol" kicks off Wednesday night, right here on FOX.Good Day Chicago's Jake Hamilton sat down with judges Keith Urban, Jennifer Lopez and Harry Connick, Jr. More>>

Mariano`s fundraiser was a feast for the senses: Susanna Negovan

What happens when the owners of the Mariano's grocery chain invite guests into their home for a fund-raiser? A feast for the senses! Sun-Times Splash editor Susanna Negovan shared the experience. More>>

2013: A year in movies

FOX News takes a look back at 2013 through a camera lens. Look back at the year by which movies were big, bad and brand new. More>>

Chicago `Superjock` radio legend Larry Lujack dies at 73 Video included


Chicagoans remember a legend Thursday morning, following the death of WLS' Larry Lujack. The radio pioneer lost his battle with esophageal cancer in New Mexico on Wednesday. More>>

`The X Factor` finalist Carlito Olivero joins Good Day Chicago!

Chicago is rooting for Humboldt Park's Carlito Olivero, who made it to "The X Factor" finals. He's our hometown favorite, and he joined Good Day Chicago over the phone Thursday morning. More>>

`X-Factor` fans show support at party for Chicago finalist: Zwecker

Hundreds of fans of Carlito Olivero packed the elementary school gym in Ravenswood Wednesday night to show their support for the Chicago `X-Factor` finalist before the last crucial vote. More>>

Mary Wilson of The Supremes performs live on Good Day Chicago!

Mary Wilson of The Supremes and The Four Tops will perform at The Harris Theater for two weeks in their Motown Holiday Spectacular. Wilson performed "You Can't Hurry Love" live on Good Day Chicago! More>>

Jarrett Payton, Walter Payton's son, speaks on `Da Coach` Mike Ditka

The Chicago Bears retired Mike Ditka's No. 89 during Monday night's game. He coached the 1985 Super Bowl champions, one of whom was Walter Payton. His son, Jarrett, spoke on the two great men. More>>

The Englewood Choir performs `People Get Together` live on Good Day Chicago!

The Englewood Choir, the Chicago Children's Choir's newest addition, joined Good Day Chicago with a special live performance of Curtis Mayfield's "People Get Ready." Inspired! More>>

Andre Walker, Dianne Hudson release new natural hair care line

If you like wearing your hair natural, you're in for a treat! Oprah Winfrey's long-time stylist Andre Walker and Dianne Hudson have teamed up to release a new line of must-have hair care products. More>>

PlayCHIC hosts fashion show for Chicago Toy and Game Fair

PlayCHIC is holding a fashion show at the River East Arts Center Thursday night, as part of the Chicago Toy and Game Fair. Joan Severance showcased some game-themed pieces you'll see there! More>>

‘The Book Thief', ‘The Best Man Holiday' movie reviews: Zwecker

Entertainment reporter Bill Zwecker talks about "The Book Thief" and "The Best Man Holiday," both opening in theater's this weekend. More>>

X-Factor, Almost Human and Raising Hope: Zwecker

Bill Zwecker has the morning buzz to kick off the weekend! Bill has details on Rachel's elimination on X-Factor and the premiere's of "Raising Hope" and "Almost Human." More>>

Latest movie reviews, `X-Factor,` Andy Kaufman rumors: ZWECKER

Bill Zwecker gives reviews of the new movies opening this weekend and new insider gossip on the "X-Factor's" remaining contestants. More>>

Butler Blue III stopped by FOX 32 News on Big Dawgs Tour!

Butler Blue III is the official mascot for Butler University, the alma mater of FOX 32's Corey McPherrin. He's on the road for Butler's Big Dawgs Tour, promoting a new children's book. Michael Kaltenmark explains. More>>

Zwecker: `Idol` going for younger audience, `The Lego Movie` fit for all ages

FOX 32 News entertainment contributor Bill Zwecker weighs in on the first round of `American Idol` in Hollywood, `The Lego Movie,` and George Zimmerman fighting rapper DMX.

Zwecker: `The Monuments Men`, Oprah and James Franco`s Chicago visit

FOX 32's entertainment reporter Bill Zwecker reviews "The Monuments Men," weighs in on Oprah making her Broadway debut in the 2015-2016 season and discusses James Franco's upcoming Chicago visit.

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